From what I've heard most people try the kids program on day 1 and it's the kids who want to go back after that, not the parents trying to get rid of them.
Nothing wrong with a couple hours of vacation break here and there if they like it.
11 cruises in 2012, 90 nights at sea visiting 15 countries
8 cruises in 2013, 56 nights at sea visiting 7 countries
Next cruise: None scheduled
PM me if you need a cruisemate for any Europe, transatlantic, or Panama Canal cruises
Date, ship, cost pp